AILET 2018 Syllabus

Nitin Rao updated on : 16 Oct 2017
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Find out AILET 2018 Exam Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Exam Structure, Exam Date and other relevant information here!

AILET 2018 Syllabus

AILET 2018 Syllabus – All India Law Entrance Test, which is popularly known as the AILET exam, is among the most sought-after entrance exams for law degree courses in India. The National Law University (NLU) Delhi conducts this examination at the all-India level to screen students for undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes offered by NLU and affiliated colleges.

Every year, the University organises AILET exam on the first Sunday of May, making it May 6, 2018, this time. Along with its official website, NLU issues an official announcement for AILET application forms in the newspapers as well. Like previous years’ AILET 2018 application forms will be expected to be available from the first week of January 2018 and will remain open to the first week of April 2018.

Since the university has officially announced AILET 2018 exam date, most aspirants have started preparing for the exam. We are sharing AILET 2018 Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Exam Structure and other relevant information for those who started AILET 2018 preparation, and for those haven’t started yet as well.

To prepare for an exam, students must be aware of the exam syllabus, exam pattern, exam structure and the kind of questions might be asked in the examination. Hence, here in this article, we are providing you with AILET 2018 Syllabus, in the beginning, followed by AILET 2018 exam pattern and exam structure. So, here we go!

AILET 2018 Syllabus

Since AILET exam is conducted for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses, the exam syllabus will obviously be different. Let’s look at the AILET 2018 Course Wise Syllabus:

AILET Syllabus for BA.LLB

AILET BA.LLB will contain five sections namely, Basic Mathematics, English, General Knowledge, Reasoning and Legal Aptitude. Check out the Subject wise syllabus of AILET 2018:

Basic Mathematics

Algebra

Profit & Loss

Time & Work

Permutations & Combinations

Speed & Distance

 

The section of Basic Mathematics will comprise of questions based on Algebra, Profit & Loss, Permutations & Combinations, Speed & Distance and Time & Work etc.

English

Antonyms

Idioms

 Sentence Completion

Inference-based questions

Vocabulary

Para Jumbles

Word Usage

Foreign Words/Phrase

Synonyms

Grammar

Unseen Passages

Reading Comprehension

The English section will include questions on multiple topics including Unseen Passages, word usage, inference-based questions, reading comprehension, Sentence Completion, Synonyms and Antonyms, grammar, Para Jumbles, Idioms, Vocabulary etc.

General Knowledge

Awards and honours

Current affairs

Economics

Eminent personalities

Geography

History

International events

Science

Sports

UN bodies

Major developments in the areas of sports, geopolitics and important environmental agreements

General Knowledge section is a huge one. There are multiple topics, which are covered in this section. The major topics include Awards and honours, Current affairs, Economics, Eminent personalities, Geography, History, International events, Science, Sports, UN bodies etc. Along with it, some other major development areas where the questions come from in this section are sports, geopolitics and important environmental agreements.

Reasoning

Analogies

Analogy

Blood Relations

Coding-Decoding

Critical Reasoning

Directions

Logical Sequences

Series

Syllogism

Syllogisms

The Reasoning section is said to be one of the toughest section to crack in any examination. In AILET 2018 too, this section is a quite tricky one and needs to have the candidate’s logic clear to ace this section. The primary purpose of this section is to evaluate candidates’ logical aptitude.

Legal Aptitude

Law of Crimes

Intellectual Property Rights

International Law

Vicarious Liability

Strict Liability

Contracts and Constitutional Law

Set of Facts

Legal Propositions

Torts

Legal Awareness covering Constitutional Law and Polity

Since AILET 2018 is a law exam, its major focus is to assess students’ legal aptitude and their knowledge about the Indian constitution. Therefore, students will find this section based more on law and constitutions and other situations they will be facing while practising law in India.

AILET Syllabus for LLM

Though there is no prescribed syllabus for AILET 2018 for LLM course, as per the officials of AILET exam, students can expect questions from these topics mentioned below:

  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Contracts
  • Law of Torts
  • Legal Theory

Now that students are aware of AILET 2018 Syllabus, we will proceed to provide information about AILET 2018 Exam Pattern as well.

AILET 2018 Exam Pattern

Section

Subject

Marks

Total Questions

A

English

35

35

B

General Knowledge

35

35

C

Legal Aptitude

35

35

D

Reasoning

35

35

E

Mathematics

10

10

Total

150

150

AILET 2018 Exam Structure

Earlier, we had introduced you to AILET 2018 Syllabus and the topics students might expect questions from. Here, in this above table, we have shared the questions and marks classification based on each section.

AILET 2018 will have 150 questions divided into five sections where the four sections namely English, General Knowledge, Legal Aptitude and Reasoning, will have 35 questions each and Mathematics section will have 10 marks. These 150 questions will carry one mark each, which makes a total of 150 marks. Students are recommended to solve AILET 2018 exam within an hour and 30 minutes, which is the maximum time given to the candidates.

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